Politics


 

2021 housing cost tax break amounts for U.S. expatriates

A panoramic view of Positano, Italy, the famously vertical town where actor and food/travel show host Stanley Tucci found the highly-desired Amalfi Coast lemons. (Image courtesy Italia Agenzia Nazionale Turismo) Tonight, the hubby and I will watch our latest favorite television series, Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy. The CNN show is part travelogue, but with routes determined by Tucci's tastes, which are so far spectacular. The award-winning actor, director, screenwriter, Instagram ba...
Tags: Milan, Taxes, White House, Time, Cnn, Rome, United States, Italy, Stanley Tucci, Irs, Naples, Vicenza, Parma, Genoa, Turin, Amalfi Coast


White House criticized for not directly sanctioning Saudi Prince Mohammed bin Salman for role in Khashoggi murder

Biden said "there will be an announcement on Monday" related to the sanctions on Saudi Arabia in response to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Saudi Arabia, White House, Biden, Usa Today, Mohammed bin Salman, Khashoggi, Jamal Khashoggi


6 takeaways from the Trump-dominated CPAC

Former President Donald Trump turned the Conservative Political Action Conference into his first post-presidential rally Sunday evening, pledging in a speech riddled with falsehoods to purge his enemies from the Republican Party and hinting repeatedly at another run for the White House in 2024.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, CPAC


White House aide with close progressive ties leaving to join nascent outside group

A White House aide with close ties to progressives is leaving the administration to play a role in a nascent outside advocacy group being put together to bolster President Joe Biden's policy agenda, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Tags: White House, Joe Biden, Cnn


Cuomo says his behavior towards women was 'misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation'

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images New York Gov. Cuomo says his behavior towards women was "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation." Two former aides have accused Cuomo of sexual harassment.  Cuomo said New York Attorney General Letitia James will now lead the investigation. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said his behavior towards women had been "misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation" after alle...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Allegations, James, Cuomo, Janet DiFiore, Barbara Jones, Letitia James, DiFiore, Boylan, Charlotte Bennett, Lindsey Boylan, Sarah Al Arshani, Getty Images New York


Trump calls for GOP unity at conservative convention, repeats lies about election loss

ORLANDO, Fla. — Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty divisions and trumpeted lies about the election in a speech that made clear he intends to remain a dominant political force. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference, where he has been hailed as a returning hero, Trump blasted his successor, President Joe Biden, and tried to cement his status as the ...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Supreme Court, Obama, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, Barack Obama, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Soccer, Gop


New York Gov. Cuomo acknowledges behavior seen as ‘flirtation,’ will cooperate with investigation

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo acknowledged for the first time Sunday that some of his behavior with women had been “misinterpreted as unwanted flirtation,” and said he would cooperate with a sexual harassment investigation led by the state’s attorney general. In a statement released amid mounting criticism from within his own party, the Democrat maintained he had never inappropriately touched or propositioned anyone. But he said he had teased people and made jokes about their persona...
Tags: New York, News, Cdc, Senate, White House, America, Georgia, Sport, Joe Biden, Iran, Syria, Soccer, Gop, The New York Times, Biden, Andrew Cuomo


People smugglers could get life sentences under new rules, says Home Office

Priti Patel understood to be concerned that some offenders are only being given three-year termsPeople smugglers could be handed life sentences under plans to ramp up penalties in an effort to stop migrants crossing the Channel.At present, the maximum sentence for people smuggling is 14 years in prison. The Times reported that Priti Patel wants to lengthen jail terms because of her concerns that the average sentence received is three years. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, Law, UK News, Immigration and asylum, UK criminal justice, Home Office, Refugees, Times, Priti Patel


Trump calls on states to 'punish' big tech with sanctions if they 'silence conservative voices'

President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images During his CPAC speech, Donald Trump accused big tech of censorship. He said section 230 should be repealed and that states should act if the federal government won't. Trump said states should sanction Twitter, Google, and Facebook if they "silence conservative voices." Visit the Business section of Insider for more storie...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Florida, Politics, White House, Censorship, Trends, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Free Speech, Trump, Orlando Florida, Hyatt Regency, CPAC, Ron DeSantis


Trump rants in CPAC speech that women's sports 'will die' if trans athletes are allowed to compete

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images During his speech at CPAC, Trump took aim at transgender athletes competing in women's sports. "If this does not change, women's sports as we know it will die," Trump said. Many US states are weighing legislation that would restrict transgender youth from competing in sports.  Visit the Business section of Insider f...
Tags: White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Orlando Florida, Hyatt Regency, CPAC, Joe Raedle Getty, Conservative Political Action Conference, CPAC Trump, Kelsey Vlamis


CPAC: Trump teases 2024 run and denounces Biden at rightwing summit

Ex-president repeats false claims that he won 2020 election and floats possible run in 2024 in speech Donald Trump on Sunday launched his attempted political comeback, teasing a possible run for the presidency in 2024 and denouncing Joe Biden for “the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history”.The former president made his first speech since leaving the White House at the rightwing Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, to an effusive reception....
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Orlando Florida, CPAC


The Latest: First US J&J vaccine doses shipping Sunday night

By The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Nearly 4 million doses of the newest COVID-19 vaccine will be shipped Sunday night, and will begin to be delivered to states for injections starting on Tuesday. White House COVID-19 coordinator Jeff Zients announced that the entire stockpile of the newly approved single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will go out immediately. J&J will deliver about 16 million more doses by the end of March and 100 million total by the end of June. Though the new shot is easier...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Europe, Utah, Business, England, Cdc, Washington, France, White House, China, Germany, Iraq, Russia, Berlin, Africa


RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says despite GOP divisions over Trump impeachment, the party 'overwhelmingly' agrees on most issues

Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel. OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel says the GOP agrees on more issues than it disagrees. McDaniel defended Trump's legislative record while criticizing Biden's actions in office thus far. Trump's second impeachment trial divided the party in the House and Senate. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican National Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel on Sunday said that the GOP remains "overwh...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Politics, Republicans, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, House, Keystone, Biden, Illinois, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a second and third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


California Revenues $10.5B Ahead Of Projections As Rich Get Richer During Pandemic

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At the end of 2020, California had lost a record 1.6 million jobs during the pandemic. Nearly a half-million people stopped even trying to look for work. Business properties saw their value plummet more than 30%. But California’s bank account is overflowing. As of January, the state’s tax collections were $10.5 billion ahead of projections. By the end of the fiscal year on July 1, Gov. Gavin Newsom and the state Legislature could have a $19 billion surplus to spend. It’...
Tags: Politics, Congress, California, California News, Ap, Harvard University, Palmer, Airbnb, North Carolina, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Legislative, Sacramento Calif, Newsom, U S Bureau of Economic Analysis, David Kline


CPAC: pent-up Trump denounces Biden at rightwing summit

Ex-president repeats false claims that he won 2020 election and floats possible run in 2024 in speechDonald Trump on Sunday launched his attempted political comeback , teasing a possible run for the presidency in 2024 and denouncing Joe Biden for “the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history”.The former president made his first speech since leaving the White House at the rightwing Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, to an effusive reception....
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Orlando Florida, CPAC, speechDonald Trump


'Red wall' Tory MPs urge Sunak to cut business rates for shops

Northern MPs tell chancellor his budget should protect high street and tax online retailers such as AmazonRishi Sunak is under increasing pressure from Conservative “red wall” MPs to go beyond existing support for the UK economy in Wednesday’s budget and cut taxes for thousands of retailers.MPs across the political spectrum are increasingly uneasy that he may introduce income tax rises for middle earners, and the chancellor is facing calls from 45 northern Tories to make “a bold move to reduce b...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Politics, UK, Internet, Economics, Conservatives, UK News, Tax and spending, Retail industry, E-commerce, Unemployment, Gordon Brown, North Of England, Hospitality Industry, Economic growth (GDP


Trump Hints at 2024 Bid, Repeats Election Lies

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former President Donald Trump on Sunday hinted at another run for the White House in 2024 while repeating his discredited...
Tags: New York, White House, Donald Trump, Reuters, Trump Hints


Trump Speaks At CPAC In First Appearance Since Leaving White House

The ex-president used his speech at the conservative convention to bash the Democratic Party and President Joe Biden.
Tags: News, White House, Democratic Party, CPAC


From a golden statue to Trump hinting at a third presidential run, here are some striking moments from CPAC

Former President Donald Trump addresses the Conservative Political Action Conference held in the Hyatt Regency on February 28, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images GOP lawmakers and supporters flocked to the Conservative Political Action Conference this weekend. CPAC this year was marked by an allegiance to Trump and an expectation that he will remain influential. Here are the most striking — and the weirdest — moments of the four-day event. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Twitter, Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Mexico, White House, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Gop, United States, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota


Below The Radar – Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act

Below The Radar – Closing the Loophole on Interstate Firearm Sales Act Washington D.C. – -(AmmoLand.com)- To anti-Second Amendment extremists, anything that allows a law-abiding American citizen to exercise their Second Amendment rights is a “loophole.” Second Amendment supporters, though, often find people questioning this mindset – often because they don’t know the current laws, how little they are enforced, or what anti-Second Amendment extremists ultimately want to subject this country to...
Tags: Florida, Guns, Washington, White House, West Virginia, Reagan, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Usc, New England, Nra, House Senate, Harold, Crow, NICS, Institute for Legislative Action


Fight or flight? Why some people flee and others stand their ground

Why do some people fight and others flee when confronting violence? "This question has been bothering me for quite some time," says Aidan Milliff, a fifth-year doctoral student who entered political science to explore the strategic choices people make in perilous times."We've learned a great deal how economic status, identity, and pressure from community shape decisions people make while under threat," says Milliff. Early in his studies, he took particular interest in scholarship linking economi...
Tags: Psychology, Politics, California, India, Mit, Chicago, Sociology, Innovation, Violence, University Of Chicago, Delhi, National Science Foundation, Punjab, Arthur, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Sikh


White House staffer describes 'a complete lack of empathy' during Trump administration for keeping residence workers safe from COVID-19

The White House. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais The COVID-19 pandemic has been difficult for the White House residence staff. A staffer said that employees were given conflicting information on how to safely return to work last year. The White House's approach to COVID-19 shifted dramatically after Biden succeeded Trump. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. While former President Donald Trump and many of his aides were battling their own bouts with COVID-19 last year,...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Jason, Trump, Bidens, Jill Biden, Trump White House, Pablo Martinez Monsivais, Trump People, Timothy Harleth


Mexico is expected to ask Biden to share US COVID-19 vaccines, sources say

Then-Vice President Joe Biden, left, shakes hands with Andrés Manuel López Obrador in Mexico City on March 5, 2012. REUTERS/Tomas Bravo/File Photo López Obrador is expected to ask Biden to consider sharing COVID-19 vaccines with Mexico. Biden is open to discussing the matter, but has said that he is prioritizing Americans. A Mexican official said López Obrador would ask for a loan of the US vaccine supplies. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Mexican President Andrés M...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Mexico, White House, China, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Canada, United States, Mexico City, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Central America


Trump to tell CPAC crowd the 'incredible journey' is 'far from over' in first public remarks since leaving White House

Former President Donald Trump takes the stage at the Conservative Political Action Conference Sunday, looking to reclaim his role as the Republican Party's kingmaker as he positions himself to play a major role in the 2022 midterm elections.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Trump, CPAC


CPAC: pent-up Trump set to denounce Biden at rightwing summit

Ex- president plans to say he intends to remain a political force and attack Biden for ‘most disastrous first month of any president’Donald Trump, the former US president, was on Sunday set to mark his attempted political comeback by denouncing Joe Biden for “the most disastrous first month of any president in modern history”.Trump was due to make his first speech since leaving the White House at the rightwing Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, where an effusive...
Tags: Florida, Republicans, White House, US, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Orlando Florida, CPAC


Here's what will happen when Queen Elizabeth II dies

The Queen has been sitting on the royal throne since 1952 — that's the longest reign of any monarch in British history. Operation London Bridge is the code name given to the plan in place for the days and weeks after Queen Elizabeth II's passing.  Queen Elizabeth's funeral will be one of the biggest funerals of the century, and will bring the U.K to a standstill. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.  Following is a transcript of the video.Operation London Bridge. That's the cod...
Tags: Video, Politics, UK, London, Australia, Trends, Bbc, BBC News, United Kingdom, Monarchy, Prince Charles, Kate Middleton, Prince William, Buckingham Palace, Prince Harry, Cardiff


White House staffer: 'Lack of empathy' on COVID-19 safety under Trump

"People stayed home," a staffer said. "Everything from food service to national security — if it could be done at home, it was done at home."
Tags: White House, Trump


What’s next after COVID-19 spending plan? Roads, bridges and more

WASHINGTON — Looking beyond the $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill, President Joe Biden and lawmakers are laying the groundwork for another top legislative priority — a long-sought boost to the nation’s roads, bridges and other infrastructure that could run into Republican resistance to a hefty price tag. Biden and his team have begun discussions on the possible outlines of an infrastructure package with members of Congress, particularly mindful that Texas’ recent struggles with power outages and w...
Tags: Transportation, Politics, Texas, News, Maryland, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, America, General Motors, Roads, Sport, Joe Biden, Ap, Cnn


White House and Democrats defend House passing Covid-19 relief package without GOP support

The White House and congressional Democrats on Sunday defended the House's passage of President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package without any Republican support, arguing the Senate must now move quickly on the proposal to address the economic crisis caused by the pandemic.
Tags: Senate, White House, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, House



Filters
show more filters
February - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930